43S News

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Walter
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Re: 43S News

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Jaymos wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:30 am
Walter wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:09 pm
A keyplate label turned out being dispensable, so we may have some hole conduction eventually leading to STATUS showing up:
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The picture says more than a thousand words and I like the Status that arrived. It is essential. It does look like it is overwhelming the space above x<>y though.
You're right, this can be done better:
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Re: 43S News (wp43s.exe updated and available for testing)

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pauli wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:49 am
Okay: major.minor.patch.
Tai4 hao3 le.

@all: Just uploaded a new wp43s.exe complying to the latest keyboard changes. :D Enjoy testing!
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Re: 43S News

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Minor keyboard update (collected the print commands in a separate menu, including an unshifted ⎙x):
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Re: 43S News

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We're approaching real life, thus dealing with real fonts, vector graphics, and real estate on the calculator top. This is not half as sexy as new functionality but has to be done. Just to let you know... 8-)
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Re: 43S News

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What's going to be made will look pretty close to this:
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If anyone has any objection to this, may they speak now or be silent forever. :!: 8-)
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Re: 43S News

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Walter wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:33 am
What's going to be made will look pretty close to this:
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If anyone has any objection to this, may they speak now or be silent forever. :!: 8-)
Very pretty. Well done.
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Re: 43S News

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Jaymos wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:39 am
Walter wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:33 am
What's going to be made will look pretty close to this:
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If anyone has any objection to this, may they speak now or be silent forever. :!: 8-)
Very pretty. Well done.
The arrows between x and y on the [x<->y] key jump out ever so slightly - are they a tad large?

Otherwise, I agree with Jaymos. Well done!
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H2X wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:08 pm
The arrows between x and y on the [x<->y] key jump out ever so slightly - are they a tad large?
They share the font size with x and y. 8-) Please allow me quoting a former boss of mine: "Please draw that to scale!" ;)

(Edit: You may also look at DM42.)
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Walter wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:19 pm
H2X wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:08 pm
The arrows between x and y on the [x<->y] key jump out ever so slightly - are they a tad large?
They share the font size with x and y. 8-) Please allow me quoting a former boss of mine: "Please draw that to scale!" ;)

(Edit: You may also look at DM42.)
I could say the same about the DM42, but nobody asked... :-)
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